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HTC One M8 Eye

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HTC One M8 Eye
$17,999



  • 2GB RAM
  • 5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels ) super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen
  • 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • 13MP rear camera with autofocus, 5MP front camera
  • 16GB internal memory, up to 128GB
  • Android OS, v4.4.4 KitKat

HTC One M8 Eye Pros and cons

HTC One M8 Eye - Full Specifications

Device Information

  • Device Type
    Smart Android phone
  • Model
    One M8 Eye
  • Released
    24 October, 2014
  • Status
    Available

Design

  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
    Bar
  • Dimensions (Width*length)
    14.6 x 0.9 x 7.1 cm
  • Weight
    159 g
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Grey
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)
  • Waterproof
    No

Network

  • 2G
    GSM,(850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • 3G
    HSDPA,(850/900/1900/2100 MHz)
  • 4G
    No
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Single

Display

  • Display Type
    Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5-inch
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels resolution
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
    16M
  • Touch Screen
    Multitouch
  • Display Protection
    compact glass
  • Other Features It includes rest of mobile features including the display to apps.
    Video Calls, Music Player, Video Player

Media

  • Audio Playback
    WAV, OGG, APE, FLAC, AMR, AAC, AAC+, MIDI, WMA, MP3
  • Video Playback
    3GP, MP4, MKV, H.264, H.263 FLV, WMV, xVID, AVI
  • Video Out
    No
  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified while receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    Vibration, MP3 ringtones, WAV
  • Ring Tones
    Yes
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Handsfree
    No

Cameras

  • Rear (Primary)
    13MP with autofocus
  • Front
    5MP
  • Image quality
    Super high quality
  • Video quality
    With 2160p (4K)
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of 2160p@30/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting e.t.c.
    dual LED flash, auto-focus, HDR moods and expressions, pictures streaming, smile detector, beauty app, counter, Video streaming.

Software

  • Operating System
    Android v4.4.4 KitKat
  • Java Support
    Yes

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset, which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
    quad core processor,
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Mali T860, MP2
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    2 GB
  • Processor Speed
    2.3GHz
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
    16GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    128GB
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    MicroSD
  • Sensors
    Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Gyrometer, eCompass,

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    Yes
  • Wi-fi
    WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
    Yes
  • NFC It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    microUSB 2.0
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes
  • Remote Control
    No

Data

  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    upto 150 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web that lets users surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.
    Any android supported.

Messaging

  • SMS Short Messaging Service
    Yes
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM

Battery

  • Battery Type In short, these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    2600
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.
  • Standby Standby is the total amount of time a smartphone can go after full charging. It's counted when a user leaves a device in a free mode and receiving notifications, SMS, or incoming calls.
    310
  • Talk Time Talk-time is the period a user can talk on a smartphone after a single full recharge.
    24

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    Handset
    Charger
    Usb cable
    Warrant card
    User Manual

Total Specs Score

7.5 3.8 1
  • Design 9
  • Display 8
  • Camera 8
  • Features 8
  • Cpu 5
  • Battery 7

Glance

Htc one M8 comes with Android v4.4.4 KitKat operating system, coupled with 2 GB of Ram and has 16 GB inbuilt Memory which can be expanded to 128 GB to fill more files, games, and apps. Furthermore, It is integrated with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset and the quad-core processor having 2.7 Ghz of processor speed to run High tech games and apps.

It’s a big armed phone 0f 5- inch built to offer comforts while handling in arms. 2600 mAH lithium-polymer serves the battery for the better talk time of 24 hours and 310 hours of standby (data is unofficial)

Body & Design

Htc one m8 eye comes in three color variants gray, silver and rose gold.  This phone looks like a bar candy having front top/down with the power on/off switch and multiple functions like the power button, charger point, headphone jet, and In the left-right position of this phone there is sim slot, volume controller and MicroSD slot.

The display is buttery smooth and you cannot hands off from the metal finish which has an excellent feel.

Battery & Performance

Battery life of this phone runs more than one and a half day, we think which is the most unusual thing to have if you are a talking maniac, Battery is using 2600mAH lithium-polymer which is compatible with most smartphones and likely to give a better support throughout the day. Regarding its performance, we can see no lags behind the scenes and found no overheating problem. This phone has an easygoing battery life which shouldn’t be avoided if looking for a long battery backup phones.

Camera and Features

The camera has inbuilt two cameras of 8 MP attached on back side of this phone with the flash to deliver best pictures in a 3d feel, and on the front, you’ll see 5 MP camera for the improved selfies, and next to it there is a sensor to turn off the display light. The back camera is good at capturing pics in sunlight, but it should be better in low light too.

In addition to these, Htc one m8 has an excellent audio and headphone to offer best crystal clear sound.

Verdict

Overall this phone has everything in place and will perform better until is used heavenly. If you are looking for a mobile in this range, then Htc m8 eye is what you should go for because of it’s long battery life and glossy look. Besides, it features an excellent display experience.

HTC One M8 Eye - Users Reviews

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